This photo of the Conservatory Garden at the northern end of Central Park is from a while back, but it's what I imagine the Park is looking like now.
This is the third week of social distancing and being home. I'll be posting just one photo when I am so inspired. Here's a photo from two years ago when my husband and I went to Roosevelt Island and the cherry blossoms had started to bloom.
Many have been advised to social distance during the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) so I wanted to put together a list of resources for those who might be looking for some culture to entertain themselves in the evenings or weekends when they are not working. Note this is an ever-changing list, last updated 3/23/2020. If … Continue reading Livestream and Virtual Culture for this New Age
Never a moment too late, here's my recap of October! Following a busy September, I spent October catching up with friends and family, relaxing, and some days with a cough/cold that I tried to kick with lots of tea, cough drops and rest. I tried my best to listen to my body and rest. Restaurants … Continue reading Lens on October 2019
September was a whirlwind of a month. With two major events at work to prepare for, plus a number of personal commitments, I had little time to realize that the month was flying by. Restaurants Stuck mostly to the East Side this month! The 128 Bar and Bistro (Upper East Side) - I had the … Continue reading Lens on September 2019
I'm finally catching up on the last bits of summer, now that it's getting cold. August was the final hurrah before the rush of September and colder temperatures: enjoying being outside, summer concerts and performances, and eating tasty treats. Restaurants Some new favorites in Manhattan. Pappardella (Upper West Side) - met a friend here for … Continue reading Lens on August 2019
A very eventful summer is drawing to a close... here's a bit belated recap of July! Restaurants Mostly good experiences upstate and in the city. Garden Cafe (Woodstock) - had a tasty lunch here when upstate for the July 4 weekend. If I remember correctly I ordered something small and then tried everyone else's food, … Continue reading Lens on July 2019